Girard College is a full-scholarship boarding school for academically capable students from qualified families of limited financial resources. Girard College’s mission is to prepare scholarship students for advanced education and life as informed, ethical and productive citizens through a rigorous education program that promotes intellectual, social and emotional growth. Girard College students will be prepared to complete a bachelor’s degree in order to maximize their ability to pursue productive careers and be engaged citizens.
Reporting to the Head of High School, this professional manages the operations of the TEC center, located in the High School Library and may, on occasion, be asked to teach an elective related to technology. This position provides educational technology training, assistance and coaching to teachers, creates and monitors technology support services to students, and coordinates delivery of academic support through technological means. This is a twelve month, administrative position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide educational technology support with a high degree of conceptual understanding and competence of the demands and expectations of the Common Core State Standards, and the Curriculum and Instructional Benchmarking system guiding the instructional program at Girard.
Encourage, model and support teachers as they continue to implement the use of instructional technology in their instructional practice both in the learning process and with student practice.
Review educational technology usage, resources available, and teaching practices, annually, with the Head of High School.
30 - 50% of any given day is dedicated to delivering or monitoring support given to students and/or teachers participating in or leading educational technology activities – especially those activities held in the TEC Center, while the remainder of time is utilized by addressing curricular needs and creating a system for identifying students and teachers in need of technology support as well as communicating their progress in support sessions with academic leaders, teachers and/or residential faculty.
Participate in and provide technological professional development activities that strengthen skill levels for Girard College teachers and students.
Other duties as assigned by the Head of High School.
Bachelor’s degree in education or STEM; Master’s preferred.
Experience teaching at the middle and/or high school levels utilizing Common Core State Standards.
Teaching certification preferred.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proven ability to work collaboratively.
Proven skill manipulating educational technology for education.
Local candidates preferred as there is no relocation reimbursement available
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Candidates should email a resume and cover letter.
About Girard College
Girard College is a private boarding school on a 43 acre campus, grades 1 through 12. Our students are from families with limited financial resources, headed by a single parent or guardian. All of our students receive a full scholarship for this five-day residential program that prepares students for advanced education. Girard College is located at 2101 South College Avenue. For more information visit our website http:www.girardcollege.edu.